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This site is to share some beer information with you so that more people can enjoy beer events together.

Most information provided here is picked up directly from event organizers or from official releases, but please note that some event details may be changed.

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Thank you for your support!

Apologies for not updating this blog for over a year by now…. and sincere gratitude to those who sent me email with your concern after the massive earthquake occurred in March 2011, as well as for those who organized/ participated/ spread word of / made donation at charity beer events for Japan.

It is still a long way for Japan to recover, but the craft beer industry here has been unprecedentedly  vibrant and interesting!  Currently, I am working on renewing this blog, and hoping to restart posting soon! 🙂  

“RAKU BEER” Opening (Apr 26, 2011, Hiroshima)

A popular craft beer bar in Hiroshima ” Golden Garden” is going to open the 2nd bar in Hiroshima.  As the Japanese name “RAKU” expresses, it seems you can enjoy beer in relaxed atmosphere 🙂

Japan craft beer cafe RAKU BEER  (13 taps plus 2 real ales)

Date & Time of the opening: Tuesday April 26, 2011, 17:00
Address: Shizu Bldg 1F, 3-3, Mikawa-cho, Naka-ku, Hiroshima-shi
(広島市中区三川町3-3 志津ビル1F)     Google Map
Tel & Fax: 82-247-6768
Opening hours:
DINNER17:00-23:00 (22:30 L.O)
Closed: Tuesdays
Official Blog:
*Beer from 650 yen,  light snack from 380yen

Beer List for “Re-fermenting Japan

Beer List for “Re-fermenting Japan (details)

-Isekadoya Beer   
-Preston Ale
-Kisoji Beer
-Fujizakura Kogen Beer
-North Island
-Shiroyama Brewery
-Echigo Beer
-Yo-Ho Brewing
-Augus Beer
-Nide Beer
-Hideji Beer
-Sumidagawa Brewing
-Tamano Megumi
-Koganei Shuzo
-Kamakura Beer
-Hida Takayama Beer
-Sankt Gallen
-Yokohama Beer
-Romantic Mura
-Akira Beer
-Premium Oni Densetsu

Re-Fermenting Japan (Apr. 17, 2011, Tokyo)

100% charity event.  Admission is free (all you can drink!), but donation is expected as 1) cash at the entrance,  and  2) items for auction (beer goods, t-shirt….etc). All money donated/raised at the auction goes to red cross, because the organizers will bear all the expenses incurred for this event.

I overheard that items for the auction includes very rare bottle (there is only 1 bottle in Japan)  😉

Official website

–from Good Beer Club——————————————–
Charity Beer Event In Aid Of Tohoku Earthquake

Re-Fermenting Japan  
“We Are Craft Brewers”
in cooperation with Good Beer Club

Date:Sun 17 Apr. 2011
Place:Bunkyo kumin Center(4-15-14 Bunkyo-ku Hongo)
Cost:No entrance fee
A collection box is being placed entrance. We would be gratful for your support.
*There will be over 15 kind of locale brewers beer on tap. And you can enjoy 5 or 6 kinds of beer at the same time.
*Please bring own glass  and chopstiks.
They have beer and some snack And you can bring own food,
Note:If you could donate any itmes of beer goods (T-shirt,Bottle of beer,etc), please bring these for Charity Auction at the event.
All money collected from the event such as collections from donation box and charity auction on that day,will be sent to the earthquake-stricken areas through the Japan Red Cross.


Charity event featuring beers from the affected area.  There will be a charity auction, too.
There will also be imported beer from the US west coast etc.
All you can drink & eat with live music!


Date: 23 April

Time:  18:30 – 22:00
Place: ROTI Roppongi (Tokyo)   Web
Ticket: 6,500 yen (500 yen is to be donated)  130 tickets only.
Reservation: or 03-3420-1122 (tel) or 03-3420-1144 (fax)
Official Web site (goodbeer):

Beer List: 
Ginga Kogen Beer (Iwate): Weizen
Tono Beer (Iwate): Golden Pilsner
Iwate Kura Beer (Iwate): Oyster Stout
Hitachino Nest Beer (Ibaraki): Pale Ale
Baird Beer (Shizuoka): Single Take Session Ale, Omakase Beer
Nide Beer (Tokyo): Cream Ale, Cream Lager
Ballast Point (USA): Big Eye IPA
Bear Republic (USA): Cabrator Doppel Bock
Coronado (USA): Scotch Ale
Pizza Port (USA): Hakuna Matatas IPA
Brew Dog (UK): I Hardcore You Imperial IPA

Food List:
Baskets of Tortilla Chips Salsa, Guacamole
Bang Bang Chicken Salad
Roti Caesar Salad with Grilled Shrimp
Onion Rings with BBQ Sauce
Tomato Basil Fresh Mozzarella Bruchetta
NYC Buffalo Chicken Wings, Blue Cheese Dip & Veggies
Mini Blue Cheese Burgers & Spicy Wedge Fries
Grilled Bratwurst Chilli Dogs with All the fixings
Mini Reuben Sandwiches with Special Cole Slaw

Organized by:
good beer
nide beer
Supported by:
Nagano Trading Co., Ltd.
Baird Beer
Whisk-e Ltd.
Laff International
Craft Beer Market
The Japan Beer Times
The Taproom

Beer List for Real Ale Festival (Feb 13, 2011, Tokyo)

Here is the beer list for Real Ale Festival (my post with details )

I apologize for the last-minute post 😦  I hope this still helps a little!


(Harvest Moon)
Brown Ale
Brown Ale (Real)
Poca Poca Valentine
(Iwate Kura)
Sanriku Oyster Stout
(Ise Kadoya)
Nut Brown Porter
Uramura Oyster Stout (black pepper ver.)
(Echigo Beer)
Echigo Unfiltered Stout (Real)
(Hitachino Nest)
Yuzu Amber
Pale Ale
Imperial Chocolate Stout
(Swan Lake)
Real Porter
(Oh! La! Ho)
Pale Ale
Amber Ale
Winter Session Ale
Wheaty IPA
Pale Ale
Pale Ale (Real)
(Yo-Ho Brewing)
Yona Yona Real Ale
Tokyo Black Real Ale
Indo No Aooni
Seasonal (Belgian dark)
Eikoku Koshu Barleywine 2007
(Matsue Ji-beer Beer Haerun)
Chocolat No.7 2009  (real)
En Musubi Stout (real)
(Preston Ale)
Augus Black Bitter
(Sumidagawa Brewing)
Sumidagawa Brewing Porter
(Loco Beer)
WCIPA (Citora)
WCIPA (Sorachi)
(Kin Chachi Beer)
Maccha Draught
(Hakkaisan Beer)
Hakkaisan Beer Amber Ale
(Atsugi Beer)
Highate Bitter “Five Swindles”
(Shiga Kogen Beer)
Not So Mild Ale
Not So Mild Ale (real)
(Sasgami Beer)
English Pale Ale
(Gotemba Kogen Beer)
St. Valentine’s Porter
(Tama No Megumi)
Pale Ale
(Minami Shinshu Beer)
Minami SHinshu 9098
(Augus Beer)

All you can drink ShigaKoten Beer @Maltan (Jan. 30, 2011, Tokyo)

Awesome line up for Shiga Kogen fans for all  you can drink session.  A brewer may be there, too.

Date: Sunday, January 30, 2011
Time: 16:00 –  around 19:30/20:00 (until the beer has gone)
Ticket: 3,600 yen for all you can drink.
Location: Maltan  (Website)
Access: JR/ Metro, Kanda Station
Food: Not available, but you can brink your own food.
* Only plastic cups will be available, so bring your own glass if you prefer.

Beer: (all Shiga Kogen)
Pale Ale
Miyama Brond
Isseki Nicho
House IPA
Takashi Imperial Stout (normal)
Takashi Imperial Stout (aged)
DPA (draught pale ale)
Indian Summer Saison
Yamabushi 1 , Saison Noir
House IPA (aged)
Not so mild Ale
Pale Ale (Batch 100)